NewsX and India News gear up for unmatched coverage for IPL extravaganza

| Saturday, June 20, 2015 - 11:52
First Published |

Post ICC World Cup 2015 fever, the nation gears for the Indian Premier League Season 8, which is all set to kick start from April 8. NewsX and India News of iTV Network, will showcase the “Summer Storm-IPL Season 8” and “Run Jhamajham”, respectively for live updates on the matches.

Under this 44-days long extensive programming, there will be special segments on IPL, twice a day @ 5:30 PM and 11:30 PM on NewsX and 12:30 PM and 6:30 PM on India News.

In an exclusive partnership with Wisden India Impact Index as the knowledge partner, the channels will bring to the viewers a descriptive and insightful review of each match on and off the field. The in-depth analysis by Wisden experts, coupled with Wisden India’s exclusive tool Impact Index will give the viewers a perfect cricket viewing experience. The channels will also incorporate special graphics to make the screen look more appealing.

Speaking on this special programming, Rahul Shivshankar, Editor-in-Chief, NewsX, said, “IPL is a perfect blend of Cricket and entertainment, which is getting bigger and better with each passing year. We at NewsX will leave no stone unturned to add spark to the thrill and chill of this cricketing carnival ensuring the viewers get the best of IPL coverage.”

Deepak Chaurasia, Editor-in-Chief, India News, said, “India is a cricket crazy nation. Putting the cricket loving viewers at the centre stage, our IPL programming ‘Run Jhamajham’ promises to give the viewers a 360O view of this mega cricketing event.”

Don’t miss the special IPL programming, starting 8th April, only on NewsX and India News.

For more information, please contact:
Tiasha Dutta Gupta

About iTV Network:
iTV Network is India’s fastest growing news network. With two national news channels, four regional news channels, two newspapers and various digital assets, it has a reach of 91 million viewers and readers on a regular basis. NewsX, the National English News Channel of the network, has been a trend setter in the English news genre with its crisp format, direct reportage, pointed debates, trending hash tags and engaging mix of stories. In a short span of time, India News the leading national Hindi News Channel of the network has emerged as a leader in the most competitive genre, winning the trust of the Hindi News viewers. India News UP &Uttarakhand, India News Rajasthan, India News Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh and India News Haryana have further strengthened the channel’s dominance in these Hindi speaking regions. The Sunday Guardian is the finest Sunday Newspaper by the network that is sought after by country’s discerning readers for its engaging content and innovative format. The group also publishes AajSamaj, a popular Hindi newspaper that caters to the informed readers in Delhi National Capital Region and the state of Haryana. With its innovative approach, extensive research and unbiased outlook, it has managed to stand out in the cluttered landscape. iTV Network is going through an expansion phase and aims to emerge as the biggest independent news network in the country.

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